Frozen activities : make your own ice palace

I see many frozen activities in our future! My daughter hasn’t even seen the whole film yet and she’s already hooked. Here’s her guide to making your own frozen ice palace, for lots of sensory play and imaginary storytelling.

Frozen activities : how to make your own ice palace. Great for sensory play and imaginary play.

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Weaving a den for imaginary play

Please give a warm welcome to The Fairy and the Frog, who is joining us today to share a lovely idea that combines creative and imaginary play with construction skills:  weaving a den!Great idea for creative play and den builing.

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Paper lanterns at the Just So Festival

One of the highlights of the Just So festival is the paper lantern parade on the Saturday night. All day on the Friday and Saturday families had been busy in the mess tent, weaving, gluing and sticking to make lanterns from a combination of willow and tissue paper, and by the Saturday night 360 paper lanterns had been made for the evening parade. The lanterns are easy to make and are a magical craft for the winter solstice, Halloween or Bonfire Night.

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Design your dream home :: language, art and imagination

Here’s a really simple idea that’s full of possibilities for children to develop language, art and imagination: design your dream home!

A great project for language, art and imagination: design your dream home

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Sandcastle messy play :: homemade cloud dough recipe

Sandcastle messy play with a homemade cloud dough recipe is perfect for summer days when you can’t get to the real beach – or when you want a relaxing sensory playtime in the shade of your own home. Here’s the recipe:sandcastle messy play cloud dough recipe

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